Latest Expert Exchange Queries
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Service Tax | Sales Tax | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Indirect Tax | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: articles on VAT and GST in India :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: cpt :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: list of goods taxed at 4% :: VAT Audit :: TDS :: empanelment :: VAT RATES :: form 3cd :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: due date for vat payment :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4%
 
 
« General »
 Simplified one page Income Tax Return Form: Changes to keep in mind before filing tax return for AY2017-18
  No proposal to replace Income Tax with Banking Cash Transaction Tax
 GST coming July 1 despite calls for delay: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia
 Centre introduces provision of taxation on NPS in Income Tax Act
 Income Tax Department Clarifies On Cash Withdrawal From Banks, Post Offices
 The Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Bill, 2017
  Goods and Service Tax (GST) and Real Estate Sector
 New Income Tax Rules On Home Loan Come Into Effect
 Here's how late filers can save on stress and taxes
 Clarifications on the Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib ?Kalyan Yojana, 2016
 Companies should invest in upgradation of tax technology

Say no to new tax
April, 07th 2010

The Delhi governments move to improve its entertainment tax collections by bringing Direct-to-Home (DTH) users under the tax net has hit a roadblock.

DTH service providers Tata Sky and Airtel have contested the governments decision to charge Rs 20 for each DTH connection as entertainment tax and have filed writ petitions in the Delhi High Court.

The Delhi Assembly had approved the amendment in Rule 4 of the Delhi Entertainment and Betting Tax Act bringing DTH users in the tax net last month.

Both companies have claimed they are already paying a licence fee to the Centre and need not pay an entertainment tax to the government. The matter will come up for hearing on April 22, an official from the Excise department said.

The decision was implemented on February 1 to add another Rs 80 lakh to Rs 1 crore to its entertainment tax collections of Rs 7 crore expected in the current financial year.

We are hoping to receive around Rs 30 lakh from Tata Sky as entertainment tax for the ongoing financial year, a Delhi government official said. Airtel has already paid Rs 13.22 lakh, but contested the move.

There are about six DTH operators functioning in the city and the government has already collected about Rs 29 lakh so far.

While the tax was earlier levied only on cable operators, officials in the department said the decision was also meant to map all DTH users in the city. Since the market has grown rapidly in the last few years, we arent even sure of the revenue that the tax will cough up, the official added.

VAT boosts collections
While the Delhi government has increased the Value Added Tax (VAT) charged on essential and luxury commodities, the introduction of VAT in the Capital has strengthened the state exchequer with the tax collections registering a 100 per cent increase in the last five years.

As per the latest official figure, the government has collected Rs 11,118.87 crore through VAT in the fiscal 2009-10 as against the total tax revenue of Rs 5,199.76 crore in 2004-05, which is inclusive of sales tax.

 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2017 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Internet Marketing Website Marketing Internet Promotion Internet Marketing India Website Marketing India Internet Promotion India Internet Marketing Consultancy Website Marketing Consulta

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions